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Skills Towards Enabling Progression (Step-Up) Award at Grimethorpe Activity Zone (GAZ)

Course description

The aim of Step-Up is to provide learners with skills and knowledge that are essential to the world of work and daily life.

Course content

The learner can choose from a range of units around employability, personal finance and life skills that together add up to 6 credits and a Level 1 Award.  This course can be tailored to suit the needs of the individual learner.

Entry requirements

Selection is by informal interview.


The learner will build a portfolio of evidence that could include a range of tasks assesed by a combination of:

Aural examination



Multiple choice examination

Oral examination

Portfolio of evidence

Practical demonstration/assignment

Assessment method will depend on what units the learner chooses to study to make up the Award.

Future opportunities

There will be opportunities to progress to Level 2 qualifications.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Grimethorpe Activity Zone (GAZ) directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Throughout the year
  • Duration: 12 weeks (54 guided learning hours)

Contact details

    • Contact name:
    • Johanna Stones
    • Contact telephone number:
    • 01226 713599
    • Email address: